VW Polo R Cup China: First international win for Prashanth Tharani
Last lap disaster interferes with a potential second win for the Indian racer
It's been three years since Prashanth Tharani competed in a sprint race, with the Chennai-based racer having switched to endurance racing for the last few seasons. However, when Dream Racing Team Asia approached him to compete in the premier class of the Volkswagen Polo R Cup in China, Tharani jumped at the opportunity.
The first day started out with the track damp and greasy. Despite this Tharani and his team decided to take a gamble and opt for slick tyres. It turned out to be a good move too, because the three cars ahead of him were...